Sep 23, 2010 1:00am EDT
the death penalty. we learned about the key moment when jennifer hawke-petit was forced to withdraw $15,000 from her bank account, her family being held hostage at the time at home. a moment that led to this 911 call by a bank teller. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she's getting $15,000 to bring out to them. that if the police are told, they will kill her children and the husband. her name is jennifer petit, p-e-t-i-t. she lives at [ bleep ]. she says they are being very nice. they have their faces covered. she is petrified. >> randi kaye has new details from court today. we finally learned the alleged motive behind this horrific crime. >> we sure did, anderson. chilling details. what we now know after years of waiting is this crime may have taken place because one of the suspects, steven hayes, was, quote, desperate for money. according to a connecticut police detective who interviewed hayes after the murders in july 2007. the detective testified in court tod
Sep 24, 2010 10:00pm EDT
jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters in 2007. a lawyer for the next suspect, joshua komisarjevsky held a news conference to correct what he called a misimpression of the petit family. he said the youngest daughter had not been raped but had been sexually assaulted. more on that later. you recall the video of jennifer hawke-petit withdrawing $15,000 before her murder. police testified hayes took her to the bank while the alleged accomplice held the family hostage. yesterday authorities released video from a gas station where one of the suspects allegedly purchased $10 worth of gas that would be used to burn down the petit's home. when she got back from withdrawing money, jennifer hawke-petit was sexually assaulted and strangled. her daughters were tied to beds and died in the fire that was then set. dr. william petit was injured but survived the attack. there's been testimony from police about cell phone text messages that the suspects allegedly sent to each other hours before the home invasion. 7:45 p.m., hayes texted, i'm champing at the bit to get started. need a margarita soon.
Sep 10, 2010 2:00am EDT
reporter sergeo campos thank you so much for sharing your iwitness story there. we appreciate it. >>> jennifer delgado has been taking a look at the weather conditions in the area. just extraordinary when you look at these pictures. it is comforting to know there is some form of containment here. the weather conditions are not helping. >> the weather could are be better. everyone's wondering where is san bruno. it's toward the south of san francisco many as i show you on google earth, it's going to point out to you, this area very heavily populated. as i zoom in more, here's the area we're talking about, san bruno. very populated. we're dealing with the wind coming out of the west, that is that onshore flow. it's bringing in a lot of moisture. you can see where it's located. as i show you on our current conditions, right now we're dealing with the relative humidity right about 75% humidity. that's helping provide a little moisture in the air. the winds are strong for this hour, sustained at 27 kilometers and we still could see some gusts. through the night as well as through tomorrow afternoon
Sep 23, 2010 10:00pm EDT
to burn down the victims' house. jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters were tortured and killed before the fire was set. jurors today heard an expert witness describe photos found in one of the suspect's cell phones taken while the youngest daughter and her mother were sexually assaulted. >>> word tonight from virginia, theresa lewis has been executed. she died by lethal injection. the 41-year-old grandmother was convicted of plotting the 2002 killings of her husband and stepson. asked if she had any last words, lewis said, quote, i just want kathy to know i love her and i'm sorry, referring to kathy cliffton, the daughter of one victim, and the sister of another. her lawyers argue that lewis borderline i.q. allowed her to be manipulated by her co-defendant. >>> today at the u.n., president obama told the general assembly now is the time for israelis and palestinians to work toward a future that includes a palestinian homeland and a secure israel. the president also says the door remains open for talks with iran. however, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad suggested the u.s.
Sep 14, 2010 10:00pm EDT
know it's the news you've been waiting for, jennifer lopez will be one every time new judges on the upcoming season of "american idol." >> yes! my dreams have been answered. >> i know. she signed a deal worth $12 million a month after an initial deal fell apart. we're still waiting to hear who her fellow judges will be, especially now that simon cowell and ellen degeneres have left. >> so is she going to be the mean one now that powell is gone? probably not. she seems like a nice person. >> she does, but what i say is jenny's leave fg the block heading to "american idol" which means, anderson, you're going to have to wait longer for her next musical offering. thank the lord. >> miss paula abdul, i miss the weeping, the rambling, the incoherence, i miss it all. >> the slightly glazed look, whatever your name is. great performance. >> not even sure who was performing. i love it. >> stick with j. lo. i'll get you through this. >> back to the late primary results next, also tonight getting closer, big day in the big bid to rescue the trapped miners in chile. ice 1) we've detected